Banana Cake

Banana cake is a delightful and moist dessert that transforms overripe bananas into a scrumptious treat. It’s the perfect way to make use of those bananas that have seen better days, and it’s sure to become a household favorite. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting out in the world of baking, this recipe is straightforward and yields a cake that’s bursting with the natural sweetness of bananas. Get ready to indulge in the comforting aroma and irresistible taste of homemade banana cake.

Ingredients You’ll Need:

For the Cake:

  1. 2 to 3 ripe bananas (about 1 cup mashed)
  2. 2 teaspoons lemon juice (to prevent browning of bananas)
  3. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  7. 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  8. 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  9. 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  10. 3 large eggs
  11. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  12. 1 1/2 cups buttermilk

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  2. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  3. 4 cups powdered sugar
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract



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